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DRC corrects Mary Jeffcoat and Mayor on its closing

Mary Jeffcoat

At a campaign event on Tuesday, August 19th, held at Mr. Doughnut, Myrtle Beach City Councilwoman Mary Jeffcoat and Mayor Brenda Bethune told residents that the DRC had voted to disband itself. The two elected officials told the group the DRC would be closing over the next few months. Said …

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Downtown Redevelopment Corporation to be closed


South-end Myrtle Beach residents were shocked, at a downtown campaign event for Councilwoman Mary Jeffcoat today, with the news that the City of Myrtle Beach plans to dismantle the Myrtle Beach Downtown Redevelopment Corporation (DRC) over the next few months. Jeffcoat said the DRC Board voted on the matter a …

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How local government or your ex can track you for $39

Myrtle Beach Spying

In 2016, MyrtleBeachSC news began doing investigative work concerning beach bacteria spikes along the oceanfront. The City of Myrtle Beach, along with the Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce (MBACC), were aware we were asking questions among scientific specialists in the field. IMMEDIATELY CYBER ATTACKED On March 1, 2016 at …

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Clark Parker, accountant running for County Auditor, owes back taxes

Clark Parker

UPDATE: Mr. Parker paid these taxes online Sunday, August 18, 2019 – One day after our article was published. He has yet to speak with MyrtleBeachSC news personally. We did trade voicemail.  A 65-year-old accountant, Clark Parker announced the launch of his campaign for Horry County Auditor outside the old …

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Did the city break the law in Mashburn Construction purchase?

Future Library

Myrtle Beach residents continue to ask questions online as to whether the City of Myrtle Beach broke the law in selling the Superblock “taxpayer purchased” property at 807 North Kings Highway to Mashburn Construction. Said local businesswoman Ann Dunham, “The city voted to sell [the property] to a construction company …

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Power shift – these two among most powerful in Horry County

Pedersen Bethune

For almost thirty years, the power grid remained unchanged in Horry County. When King Tobacco tumbled in the 1970’s, Horry County turned to tourism. A key indication of who is in power can be measured by who is being tax subsidized locally. Until 1980, tobacco was the most tax subsidized …

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